The Los Angeles Lakers have extended their qualification offer to second-year backup guard Tarren Horton Tucker, which is the first step in a very busy offseason that the team is expected to be.
Los Angeles, which unexpectedly rebounded in the first round of the playoffs, announced the news on Thursday.
According to Bobby Marks, an insider at ESPN’s front desk, Holden Tucker’s offer was $1.9 million.
As a result of this move, he will become a restricted free agent and will allow the Lakers to match any offer made for the former second-round pick.
According to Max, Los Angeles has his early bird rights and can quit the Holden-Tucker contract and start his work for $10.4 million.
This contract must last for two seasons.
Holden-Tucker Last season, he averaged more than 20 minutes per game, averaging 9.0 points, 45.8% shooting, 2.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.0 steals per game.
The 20-year-old Tarren Horton-Tucker is a product of Iowa State University and the 46th overall pick in the 2019 draft.
He made the headlines Earlier this season, he scored 14 points, 11 assists and 3 steals in an away win over the Brooklyn Nets in April.
In his second season, he played 13 games and scored more than 15 points, while the Lakers’ record was 8-5.